Kaiser Permanente Instructional Development Specialist in Portland, Oregon

The mission of the Care Delivery Informatics & Support Team is to equip our KPNW staff w/ the technology tools they need to improve quality, safety & accuracy to better provide perfect, flawless health care & total satisfaction to our customers & members. The Dept does this through diligent & conscientious attention to user needs, through partnerships w/ Nat-l & Epic Systems in the continued development & enhancement of the system, through partnerships in the Region w/ NWP, IT, & the Labor Mgmt Partnership, & by applying medical informatics, systems, & project Mgmt expertise in improvement efforts across the Region. The Care Delivery Informatics & Support Team supports the region's key strategic initiatives by providing skill assessments & training/educational srvs to patient care & business process teams. This team plays an integral role in the facilitation, introduction, acceptance, integration, & effective use of technology tools & related new processes, work flows & new hire training. This position is responsible for providing high quality educational materials, web based, instructor led, & hybrid for all levels of KP clinicians & staff using technology tools to provide patient care directly to our KPNW members. The purpose of this job is to provide strategic guidance in all forms of content design & development, leveraging technology platforms & excellent & consistent creative interactive design & assist in the development of web-based training. Maintain & update the eLearning & Student Placement Srvs web page, Administer Web-Based Training (WBT) technologies, provide design & direction & support to ensure user-friendliness, easy accessibility, & up to date information. Administers & develops as needed Reg-l on-line staff education programs, e.g.,Compliance training, Safety & Security, etc. Maintains & updates data to support on-line learning efforts.

Essential Functions: - Instructional design & development experience w/ a concentration on simulation construction & applied learning strategies. Promote CDIS Technology training offerings to both regional & inter-regional audiences as appropriate. Leverage learning technologies to ensure learning deliverables support CDIS learning strategy & end user needs while utilizing appropriate format & brand identity. Develops & produces course curriculum & related content & materials. Maximizes electronic learning support tools to support the CDIS learning strategy. Evaluates & identifies necessary improvements to existing training programs or curricula by other learning consultants. Provides expertise in the CDIS virtual training space. Manage & maintain the CDIS web pages to ensure they accurately reflect the group's products, services, & schedule of classes. Test, debug, & maintain existing Internet site. Partner w/ IT to troubleshoot websites, LMS, SharePoint & other ELearning systems related to issues & recommend enhancements based upon the user needs. Act as the CDIS eLearning expert. - Functions in learning consulting capacity w/ business partner & end user groups. Stays w/ current trends in learning, training & development research including theory, new materials, methods & techniques. Coordinate w/ key business partners & colleagues to determine & create course locations, schedules, & course descriptions into CDIS website, database & LMS. Manage resources/materials/registrations for all educational offerings & events, including the delegation of these tasks to data entry personnel. Support business partners to conduct/evaluate educational needs assessment & program evaluations. - This job description is not all encompassing.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum six (6) years of experience working in web based training design, and written communications. - Minimum four (4) years of experience with Web design. - Minimum four (4) years of experience with web-based training. - Minimum four (4) years of delivering instructor led training, presentations, and facilitation. Education - Bachelor's degree required, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field. - Formal training degree or equivalent experience in graphic design. - High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration - N/A

Additional Requirements: - Strong project management skills required. - Must have the ability to meet critical deadlines. - Requires significantly complex decision-making. - Thorough knowledge of instructional design techniques and principles. - Thorough understanding of the PC and Windows environment. - Basic knowledge of HTML and information architecture. - Basic knowledge of Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Flash. - Demonstrates customer-focused service skills. - Solid design/page layout web based solutions. - Mastery of instructional design principles, instructional writing, and evaluation. - Mastery of current software application, e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Freehand, Dreamweaver, Macromedia Fireworks, and Flash. - Problem identification and resolution skills. - Graphic creation and manipulation. - Competency in Web-based training authorware, e.g. Saba Publisher. - Demonstrated consultation and influence skills. - Proficient writing and grammar skills.

Preferred Qualifications: - Minimum six (6) years of experience in SCORM compliant e-learning solutions including development, design, graphic design. - Experience working in a healthcare or related field. - Experience with virtual learning technologies. - Experience with eLearning development tools. - Experience with administering Learning Management Systems (LMSs). - Epic Systems software experience and/or electronic medical record system (EMR) experience. - Instructional design experience working with specific authoring tools for web-based trainings. - Demonstrated experience in the creation of e-Learning content using a range of software and rapid development tools. - Bachelor's degree in instruction design, instruction technology, communication, education or a related field. - Proficient in Adobe e-Learning Suite and its capabilities including FLASH development. - 2D/3D animation, audio/visual production and using the e-learning applications Captivate, Articulate, and Lectora. - Must be able to deliver to specified time-scales. - Advanced knowledge and detailed understanding of training theories, methodologies, and techniques particularly in relation to the use of technology in education. - Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including instructional, facilitation, and presentation skills. - Skills Testing: Writing sample & a presentation. - Instructional design formal training. - Knowledge and the ability to use Contribute, Saba, Lectora, SCORM, or Articulate. - Strong Instructional Design experience in a corporate web-based environment required.

COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Instructional Development SpecialistLOCATION Portland, ORREQNUMBER 633931

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.